Up-Close Signature Encounters
Aldabra Tortoise Encounter
Up-close with gentle giants
Did you know the Aldabra tortoise is second only to the Galapagos as the biggest land tortoise in the world? The Zoo gives you the chance to get up-close with these fascinating reptiles and spend time with the team that cares for these gentle giants.
African Elephant Backstage
A great way to add Ele-fun to your day!
Experience first-hand how our Animal Care Team utilizes learned behaviors to ensure our African elephants are maintaining optimal health and welfare. Watch a training session, see our state-of-the-art elephant barn, and talk to the professionals about how we care for the largest land animal on earth.
Indian Rhino Feeding
3:00 p.m. | 3:30 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday Only)
Get an up-close, unforgettable experience with a Greater one-horned rhino, commonly known as an Indian Rhino – a rare species vulnerable to extinction. During this once-in-a-lifetime experience, guests will feed and learn about this incredible species.
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For a wild event in an exotic setting
Enjoy guided safari tours with the Africa Expedition Company. Climb aboard the custom-made safari vehicle for a 15-minute long narrated ride. The open-air tram offers a behind-the-scenes view of dozens of animals, including the Zoo’s African elephant herd, okapis, African painted dogs and more.
Feel the rush coming in 2018! Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is now excited to announce this thrilling expansion with the launch of Roaring Springs – a wild, new water adventure, presented by Pinch A Penny. Explorers will board a boat and gently drift along a crystal-clear spring surrounded by native landscape and wildlife. The journey takes a sudden …